The Technology Behind Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal, Explained | Digital Tonto

Posted: February 16, 2016 in College and Career Readiness, computer technologies, Cool Technology
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The underlying presumption of the Clinton email scandal is that the Secretary of State, who had a secure government server guarded by the full resources of the federal government, nonetheless chose to use a unsecured private email server in her home. In doing so, she breached security and put the nation at risk.

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That presumption is wrong. The truth is that a government server is not necessarily more secure—and possibly less so—than a private email server, especially one that’s located in a home guarded by the Secret Service. In fact, government servers are breached on a fairly regular basis. To understand why, it’s helpful to know how hackers actually invade computer systems.

Source: The Technology Behind Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal, Explained | Digital Tonto

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